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Book of Franklin Township History Available for Sale at the Library!

If you are interested in local history, we have a special deal for you: for a limited time, copies of Franklin Township, Somerset Country, NJ: A History by William B. Brahms are on sale for only $5! This comprehensive history is a perfect holiday gift for any history buff, as it covers Franklin Township’s early settling in the mid seventeenth-century until about the turn of the twenty-first (nearly four hundred years!). From the Township’s soil composition and geographic features to its integral role in the American Revolutionary War, this book is an invaluable resource of information. Stop by the Circulation or Reference Desk to pick up your copy today!

We can send you a copy of the book by mail! To begin the process, please email

NOTE: This special offer will only be available until 12/31/2019! Be sure to pick up a copy for your family this holiday season!

The different soil compositions of Franklin Township

A few examples of famous historical houses in the area and their stories.

Different views of Olcott Street: 1908, c. 1935, and 1998.

Original price: $30.

Look for this display at the Circulation Desk or Reference Desk!

If you have any questions about this special sale, please leave a comment below or call the Reference Desk at 732-873-8700 ext. 111.

Thanks for reading!
-George, FTPL

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